A clear, sensitively written discussion of how and why young people may be subjected to abuse and neglect, which equips readers with the facts and provides them with information about sources of support and help.
The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being.
This book presents the facts about emotional, physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect, which is also a form of abuse. It looks at who abuses and why, and considers the signs and effects of abuse on young people. The book discusses the rights of the child and gives advice on speaking out against abuse and on seeking help both to escape from abuse and recover from it.